Posted: Friday, 14 August 2015 @ 09:57
Doing up your property not only makes your home a great
place to live, but if you make the right improvements you can add value when
the time comes for you to sell your home.
With the banks offering record low rates on borrowing,
home improvements can be a cost-effective way to add value to your property.
The key is to adding value to your property is to add quality features. When installing a DIY
conservatory make sure your builder is up to the job, and the conservatory kit
you buy is of good quality and that it is fitted with at the very minimum - energy
saving 'C' rated windows. Buyers will look for a conservatory that is well built and will help improve the thermal performance of the home.
People love space and light, and the quickest and
easiest way of making your home bigger and lighter is by building a conservatory. A conservatory will help reduce
heating and lighting bills as glass extensions provide more natural light and
heat through the glazed windows and roof. It is also important to remember to
dress your conservatory to show off its full potential. Decorate and furnish
the new conservatory to maximise the room’s potential.
A new conservatory will provide you with an additional
room within your home, but you need to be prepared to lose some of your garden. Mark out the area to get a good idea of how much land you will be using. Don’t over build and make
your garden too small this will have a detrimental effect on your property.
A conservatory will not need planning permission or
build regulations. As long as the conservatory uses no more than half the area
of the land of the original house and at least half of the new walls are glazed
and three quarters of the roof are glazed or is covered in a translucent
material. Finally the conservatory will be separated from the house with an external